• Short Summary

    Various shots of the mountains and the explorers' camp by a glacier.

  • Description

    Mount Everest, India / Nepal.

    L/S of the peak of Mount Everest, the picture is cropped so the mountain appears in a circular frame. L/S of the mountain peak. M/S, circular frame, of the mountain peak. M/S of eight explorers, four of whom are seated - they appear to be posing for a group photograph on the side of the mountain.

    Few seconds of white spacing.

    Intertitle: "The epic story of the MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION".

    L/S of the explorer's camp, in the background huge snow capped mountains loom. M/S of yaks with panniers strapped to them grazing by the camp. L/S of the camp beside an enormous glacier. L/S scenic shots of mountains. L/S of the glacier camp. Various shots of mountain peaks covered in snow.

    Note: this is one of three versions of the story - MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION - all in G 1078. Other versions have better C/U shots of General Bruce and the explorers, one version has intertitles. AH 2000.

    Amendment May 2015: A visitor to the site has informed us that the explorers shown include General Charles Granville Bruce, Colonel Edward Norton, George Mallory, Howard Somervell, Geoffrey Bruce and Captain John Noel (official photographer of the 1924 Everest Expedition.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    338.15
    Media URN:
    24355
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1924
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    2k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:12:00 / 01:27:06:00
    Canister:
    G 1078

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment